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Early Childhood Education   

Early Childhood Education explores the developmental stages of children from birth to age five, emphasizing the importance of early learning experiences. Course topics will vary as you examine theories of child development, effective teaching practices, and the role of family and community in supporting young children's growth. These courses will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to foster a nurturing and stimulating educational environment for young children.
 

Communicating with Families - Tips for Talking with Families About Developmental or Behavioral Concerns.

  • Item #: 20037
  • Date: 7/17/2024 - 7/17/2024
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sessions: 1, W
  • Location: Online
  • Room: Zoom
  • Address: , WA
  • Fee: $55.00
  • Instructor: Jenna Peterson

Do you find it difficult to bring up possible developmental delays with parents? You are not alone. Communicating developmental or behavioral concerns is a sensitive but critical skill. Join us as we dive into the importance of intervening early based on the latest brain research and tips on communicating with families regarding developmental delays. We also cover an overview of early intervention and special education services in Washington state, so you know how and where to refer.

Audience: Birth to 5- Early Childhood Educators, Directors, Administrators and Parents.

MERIT/STARS Hours available. STARS ID's will be collected after registration.

 

Chaos to Calm – Using Brain Science to Support Social and Emotional Development During Transitions and Beyond

  • Item #: 20036
  • Date: 7/24/2024 - 7/24/2024
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sessions: 1, W
  • Location: Online
  • Room: Zoom
  • Address: , WA
  • Fee: $55.00
  • Instructor: Jenna Peterson

Transitions in the classroom are often the most dysregulating for children and can escalate challenging behaviors. Join us as we dive into how to support transitions based on brain science. This framework provides strategies to support children in moving calmly from one activity to another. Educators will walk away understanding why transitions may be chaotic and how to support self-regulation, attention, and following directions during transitions.

Audience: Birth to 5 Early Childhood Educators, Directors, Administrators and Parents.

MERIT/STARS Hours available. STARS ID's will be collected after registration.

 

Introduction to Trauma Informed Care & Practices in Early Childhood Programs

  • Item #: 20482
  • Date: 8/10/2024 - 8/10/2024
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Sessions: 1, Sa
  • Location: Auburn Campus, Cedar Hall
  • Room: CH-212
  • Address: 12401 SE 320th Street Auburn, WA 98092
  • Fee: $99.00
  • Instructor: Jenna Peterson

How is the culture of your program? Childcare has one of the highest turnover rates in the current job industry. Research shows satisfaction in the workplace is linked to safety, belonging and empowerment. Join us as we dive into trauma informed care principles and practices and how to cultivate a culture where your staff want to stay, grow and thrive!

Audience: Birth to 5 - Early Childhood Assistant Directors or Administrators

MERIT/STARS Hours available. STARS ID's will be collected after registration.

 

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